Share your History
HSLB was formed to collect and preserve historical materials and photographic images and disseminate historical information.
HSLB is collecting stories from those who live and work in this community to become part of our permanent archive. Our goal is to create a repository of stories and local communications that will be used by researchers, students, and other seeking to know more about Long Beach History.
Click here to share your pandemic experience, learn about The Pandemic Project: The Long Beach COVID-19 Stories.
The Historical Society of Long Beach offers a variety of books related to a wide range of topics related to Long Beach history.
Click here to view a varity of FREE educational videos about Long Beach history.
Videos topics include, Mayor’s Oral History, Highlights of influential women in Long Beach, and videos from past Historical Cemetery Tours.
The ABC Scholars Program is a program of Dramatic Results that utilizes a federal education grant designed to increase the academic performance of middle school GATE and accelerated students at partnering schools. HSLB presents the Art of Storytelling Workshops for select students at LBUSD middle schools. Past workshops included Evelyn Knight and had a local civil rights theme, others encouraged students to build online exhibitions of their pandemic experiences.
At Home Activates for Everyone. Challenge your mind and your coloring skills while learning about Long Beach History.
Click here for The Cyclone Racer Coloring Page